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Thermal conductivity and dispersion stability of copper oxide nanofluid in kerosene

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Kerosene is used as a coolant in engines, however like many conventional heat transfer fluids, it has a low thermal conductivity. Nanofluids are suspensions of thermally conductive nanometer sized particles ...

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Experimental investigation of thermal conduction in copper palladium nanofluids

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With the increasing popularity of nanofluids (NFs), understanding their thermal properties is critical. In this paper, a hot disc thermal constant analyzer measured the thermal conductivity of copper/palladium bimetallic ...

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Thermal energy storage characteristics of Cu–H2O nanofluids

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The ability of Cu-H2O nanofluids to perform as phase change materials (PCMs) is investigated. The supercooling behavior of the nanofluids was determined as a function of copper nanoparticle concentration. ...

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Thermal contact resistance of epoxy composites incorporated with nano-copper particles and the multi-walled carbon nanotubes

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Raw multi-walled carbon nanotubes (r-MWCNTs) and Cu nanoparticles are dispersed in an epoxy matrix in varying quantities to create composite polymers with enhanced thermal conductivities. A study was then conducted ...

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Enhanced Thermal Conductivity and Expedited Freezing of Nanoparticle Suspensions Utilized as Novel Phase Change Materials

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Nanoparticle suspensions were prepared in two PCMs to determine the effect of the addition of nanoparticles on thermal conductivity and expediting freezing. The base PCMs used were cyclohexane and eicosane, ...

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Composition Control and Thermoelectric Properties of Quaternary Chalcogenide Nanocrystals: The Case of Stannite Cu2CdSnSe4

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The authors present a method of producing Cu2CdSnSe4 quaternary nanocrystals using a colloidal synthesis route that could be used for future industrial synthesis. The nanocrystals prepared showed great potential ...

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An experimental investigation of enhanced thermal conductivity and expedited unidirectional freezing of cyclohexane-based nanoparticle suspensions utilized as nano-enhanced phase change materials (NePCM)

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Through the addition of copper oxide nanoparticles to cyclohexane in varying concentrations, a series of nano-enhanced phase change materials (NePCM) were prepared. The transient plane source (TPS) technique was used ...

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Effects of copper nanowires on the properties of an organic phase change material

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An organic phase change material (PCM), tetradecanol (TD), infused with copper nanowires (CuNWs), was sent through a slurry of tests, to determine the effect of the ultra-high aspect ratio and ...

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Electrical and thermal conductivities of novel metal mesh hybrid polymer composite bipolar plates for proton exchange membrane fuel cells

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A novel technique was used in this research article, to introduce a hybrid mesh to a polymer composite within bipolar plates, for proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs). The mesh ...

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The Extension of Colloid Chemistry from Aqueous to Non-Aqueous Media with Application to Nanofluid Research 

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Colloid chemistry has been of interest for many years. Researchers have begun to study the effects of metal particles on the stability and thermal properties of cooling liquids. The purpose ...

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